Greenland

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Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat, ; Grønland, ) is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.wikipedia
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Arctic Archipelago

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Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat, ; Grønland, ) is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
The Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, groups together all islands lying to the north of the Canadian continental mainland excluding Greenland (an autonomous territory of Denmark).

Administrative divisions of Greenland

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Greenland is divided into five municipalities — Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Avannaata.
Greenland is divided into five municipalities – Avannaata, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Sermersooq – as well as the large Northeast Greenland National Park which is unincorporated.

Alaska

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The majority of its residents are Inuit, whose ancestors migrated from Alaska through Northern Canada, gradually settling across the island by the 13th century.
In addition, it is the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated of the 50 United States; nevertheless, it is by far the most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel in North America: its population—estimated at 738,432 by the United States Census Bureau in 2015 —is more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland.

Sermersooq

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Greenland is divided into five municipalities — Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Avannaata.
Sermersooq (Greenlandic: [seʁmeʁsoːq̚], place of much ice, sted med meget is) is a municipality in Greenland, formed on 1 January 2009 from five earlier, smaller municipalities.

Autonomous administrative division

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It is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark.

Kujalleq

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Greenland is divided into five municipalities — Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Avannaata.

Thule Air Base

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It has two unincorporated areas — the Northeast Greenland National Park and the Thule Air Base.
Thule Air Base, or Thule Air Base/Pituffik Airport, is the United States Air Force's northernmost base, located 1207 km north of the Arctic Circle and 1524 km from the North Pole on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland.

Greenland ice sheet

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Three-quarters of Greenland is covered by the only permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica.
The Greenland ice sheet (Grønlands indlandsis, Sermersuaq) is a vast body of ice covering 1710000 km², roughly 80% of the surface of Greenland.

Nuuk

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About a third of the population live in Nuuk, the capital and largest city. The capital, Nuuk, held the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.
Nuuk (, ; Godthåb) is the capital and largest city of Greenland.

Vikings

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Norsemen settled the uninhabited southern part of Greenland beginning in the 10th century, having previously settled Iceland.
* who from the late 8th to late 11th centuries, raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of Europe, and explored westwards to Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland.

Qeqqata

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Greenland is divided into five municipalities — Sermersooq, Kujalleq, Qeqertalik, Qeqqata, and Avannaata.
Qeqqata (Greenlandic: [qeqːata], The Center, Centrum) is a municipality in western Greenland, operational from 1 January 2009.

Northeast Greenland National Park

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It has two unincorporated areas — the Northeast Greenland National Park and the Thule Air Base.
Established in 1974 and expanded to its present size in 1988, it protects 972000 km2 of the interior and northeastern coast of Greenland and is bigger than all but 29 of the world's 194 countries.

North America

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Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe (specifically Norway and Denmark, the colonial powers, as well as the nearby island of Iceland) for more than a millennium.
France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Greece, and the countries of Latin America use a six-continent model, with the Americas viewed as a single continent and North America designating a subcontinent comprising Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and often Greenland, Saint Pierre et Miquelon, and Bermuda.

Northern Canada

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The majority of its residents are Inuit, whose ancestors migrated from Alaska through Northern Canada, gradually settling across the island by the 13th century.
Similarly, the Far North (when contrasted to the North) may refer to the Canadian Arctic: the portion of Canada that lies north of the Arctic Circle, east of Alaska and west of Greenland.

Constitution of Denmark

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Greenland became Danish in 1814, and was fully integrated in the Danish state in 1953 under the Constitution of Denmark.
The Constitutional Act of the Kingdom of Denmark (Danmarks Riges Grundlov), or simply the Constitution (Grundloven), is the constitution of the Kingdom of Denmark, applying equally in Denmark proper, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Naalakkersuisut

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In 1979, Denmark granted home rule to Greenland, and in 2008, Greenlanders voted in favor of the Self-Government Act, which transferred more power from the Danish government to the local Greenlandic government.
The Naalakkersuisut is the government of Greenland, an "autonomous constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of Denmark, takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic country, whereby the prime minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Arctic Umiaq Line

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The Arctic Umiaq Line ferry acts as a lifeline for western Greenland, connecting the various cities and settlements.
Arctic Umiaq Line A/S (AUL) or Arctic Umiaq is a passenger and freight shipping line in Greenland.

Denmark–Norway

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To strengthen trading and power, Denmark–Norway affirmed sovereignty over the island.
Denmark–Norway (Danish and Norwegian: Danmark–Norge), also known as the DanoNorwegian Realm, the Oldenburg Monarchy, or the Oldenburg realms, was an early modern multi-national and multi-lingual real union consisting of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of Norway (including the Norwegian overseas possessions: the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, et cetera), the Duchy of Schleswig, and the Duchy of Holstein.

Greenlandic language

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The name of the country in the indigenous Greenlandic language is Kalaallit Nunaat ("land of the Kalaallit").
Greenlandic (kalaallisut) is an Eskimo–Aleut language with about 57,000 speakers, mostly Greenlandic Inuit people in Greenland.

Danish krone

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It also retains control of monetary policy, providing an initial annual subsidy of DKK 3.4 billion, which is planned to diminish gradually over time.
The krone (plural: kroner; sign: kr.; code: DKK) is the official currency of Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands, introduced on 1 January 1875.

Disko Bay

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Most finds of Saqqaq-period archaeological remains have been around Disko Bay, including the site of Saqqaq, after which the culture is named.
Disko Bay (Qeqertarsuup tunua; Diskobugten ) is a bay on the western coast of Greenland.

2016 Arctic Winter Games

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The capital, Nuuk, held the 2016 Arctic Winter Games.
The 2016 Arctic Winter Games, officially known with the slogan "Join — Feel — Jump", is a winter multi-sport event which took place in Nuuk, Greenland, between 6–12 March 2016.

Erik the Red

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The early Norse settlers named the island as Greenland. In the Icelandic sagas, the Norwegian-born Icelander Erik the Red was said to be exiled from Iceland for manslaughter.
undefined 1003), known as Erik the Red, was a Norse explorer, described in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first settlement in Greenland.

1982 Greenlandic European Communities membership referendum

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However, in a referendum in 1982, a majority of the population voted for Greenland to withdraw from the EEC, which was effected in 1985.
The 1982 Greenlandic European Communities membership referendum was a referendum that took place on 23 February 1982, over whether Greenland should continue to be a member of the European Communities (EC).

Fjord

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They formed three settlements — known as the Eastern Settlement, the Western Settlement and the Middle Settlement — on fjords near the southwesternmost tip of the island.
There are many fjords on the coasts of Alaska, Antarctica, British Columbia, Chile, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Kamchatka, the Kerguelen Islands, New Zealand, Norway, Novaya Zemlya, Labrador, Nunavut, Newfoundland, Quebec, Scotland, South Georgia Island, and Washington state.